John F. Kennedy

1917 - 1963

A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on charm, cities, and efficiency

Washington [D.C.] is a city of Southern efficiency and Northern charm.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on intelligence

I don't think the intelligence reports are all that hot. Some days I get more out of the New York Times.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on heroism

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Asked how he became a Navy hero, It was involuntary. They sank my boat.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: quoted in Schlesinger's A Thousand Days.

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on friendship, liberty, nations, success, support, survival, and wishes

Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on computers

Man is the most extraordinary computer of all.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on judgment

It would be premature to reach a judgment as to whether there is a gap or not a gap.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: Presidential news conference, February 8, 1961

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on generations, history, mankind, power, and world

We have the power to make this the best generation of mankind in the history of the world - or to make it the last.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy

We choose to go to the moon, not because it's easy but because it's hard.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on justice

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When we got into office, the thing that surprised me most was to find that things were just as bad as we'd been saying they were.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: 1961

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A Quote by John Fitzgerald Kennedy on knowledge and talent

I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.

John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963)

Source: at a dinner honoring Nobel prize winners, April, 1962

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